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"The doughty little heroine is a wonderful creation, and David Parkins' illustrations capture her, and the rest of her family, beautifully." - BOOKS FOR KEEPS "Humourous and touching...Parkins' intense cross-hatched line drawings are classics." - THE GUARDIAN "A resourceful, likeable child...Her efforts to overcome obstacles in the way of her ambitions produce many amusing incidents." JUNIOR EDUCATION --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Dick King-Smith is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. His titles for Walker Books include the much-loved Sophie titles, and his book "The Sheep-Pig" was turned into an Oscar-winning Hollywood film, "Babe". Dick lives in Bristol. David Parkins has illustrated a number of children's books, including "Webster J. Duck" and "Prowlpuss" (shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award and the 1995 Smarties Book Prize). He lives in Lincolnshire. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I bought this for my granddaughter of the same name and she loves it.Published 8 months ago by Mrs F Moore
I can remember thoroughly enjoying all of the Sophie books as a child and bought this volume to replace a couple of missing books, so that I could read this series to my three... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
My grandchildrem love me to read these stories to them and they are just the right length to read before bedPublished 21 months ago by M. Glynn
Bought for a small friend after reading the stories to my 5-year-old, who thoroughly enjoyed them. Lovely gentle stories with plenty of mischief!Published on 27 July 2012 by NickyB